Holiday Cranberry Nut Bread

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This is a fast, festive bread for the Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday dinner table. Tart, fragrant and filled with nuts!

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
1 - loaf

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 egg

  • ¾ cup orange juice

  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest

  • 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen cranberries

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8x4 inch loaf pan.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  3. In a small bowl, beat the egg, orange juice and orange zest. Blend into the dry mixture. Stir in the cranberries and walnuts. Transfer to the loaf pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven 65 to 70 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted at center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes, remove to wire rack and cool completely before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

270 Calories
9g Fat
44g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 270
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 390mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 12mg 61%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 112mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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